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Encyclopedia > John Parrott
John Parrott
Born May 11, 1964
Nationality English
Nickname(s) The Entertainer, Mr JP
Professional 1983–
Highest ranking #2 (3 years)
2006/07 ranking 43
Career winnings £3,122,525
Highest break 147 (1992)
Tournament wins
Ranking 9
Non-ranking 6
World Champion 1991

John Parrott MBE (born 11 May 1964 in Liverpool, England) is an English professional snooker player. May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... The snooker world rankings for the top 32 snooker players in the 2006/2007 season are listed below. ... In snooker, a break is the total score achieved by a player in a single visit to the table. ... The World Snooker Championship, currently held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Liverpool skyline. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large (12 feet × 6 feet, 3. ...


He won the Embassy World Snooker Championship in 1991, defeating Jimmy White in the final. Two years earlier he had lost 18-3 to Steve Davis, the heaviest final defeat in modern times. He repeated his win over White to add the UK Championship title later that year. Also, John Parrott is the only player to have recorded a "whitewash" in the World Championship final tournament - he beat Eddie Charlton 10-0 in the first round in 1992. Parrott has compiled 217 competitive centuries during his career. The World Championship is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... // The event The 1991 Embassy World Snooker Championship took place at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield between 20 April and 6 May 1991. ... James Warren Jimmy White MBE (born 2 May 1962) is an English professional snooker player. ... The event The competition took place at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield between the the 15th April to the 1st May 1989. ... Steve Davis OBE (born August 22, 1957) is an English professional snooker player who was born in London and lives in Brentwood, Essex with his wife and two sons. ... The UK Championship is a professional snooker tournament, generally regarded as the second most prestigious tournament after the World Championship. ... Eddie Charlton (31 October 1929 - 7 November 2004) was a world-class Australian snooker player. ... // The event The 1992 Embassy World Snooker Championship took place at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield between the 18 April and 4 May 1992. ...


Parrott encountered success at a young age. He was Junior Pot Black champion in 1981 and 1982, World Amateur Champion in 1983, and turned professional the following year. From 1984-2004 he was ever-present at the World Championship, but he failed to qualify in 2005. Overall, Parrott has won a total of nine world ranking events, which is seventh on the all-time list behind Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, Ronnie O'Sullivan, John Higgins, Mark Williams and Jimmy White. Also, his 1991 triumphs in the World Championship and UK Championship make him one of only five players to win both of snooker's two most prominent ranking titles in the same year. Parrott also boasts 14 consecutive seasons in the top 16 of the snooker world rankings (the top 16 being the sacred number, as only those players qualify for tournaments automatically, with others having to play preliminary rounds to qualify). Pot Black was a UK television snooker tournament that played a large part in the popularisation of the modern game. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2005 Embassy World Snooker Championship took place between the 16 April and 2 May 2005 at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Steve Davis OBE (born August 22, 1957) is an English professional snooker player who was born in London and lives in Brentwood, Essex with his wife and two sons. ... The current version of the article or section is written like a magazine article instead of the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia. ... John Higgins (born May 18, 1975, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire) is a Scottish professional snooker player. ... Mark Williams (born 21 March 1975, Cwm, Wales) is a Welsh professional snooker player. ... James Warren Jimmy White MBE (born 2 May 1962) is an English professional snooker player. ...


A record nine of John's Crucible matches have gone to a final-frame decider - he has won 6 of these. He is a studio expert on snooker for the BBC, often partnered with Steve Davis, and also does much of their tutorial and playing guidance. He was one of the team captains on A Question Of Sport, alongside footballer and pundit Ally McCoist from 1996 to 2002. The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion... Steve Davis OBE (born August 22, 1957) is an English professional snooker player who was born in London and lives in Brentwood, Essex with his wife and two sons. ... A Question of Sport is a long-running BBC quiz show which started on 5 January 1970 and continues to this day. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The term Pundit has multiple meanings: A pundit or pandit, in the culture of India, is a master of traditional religious poetry and/or traditional music. ... Alistair Ally Murdoch McCoist MBE (born September 24, 1962 in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire) is a Scottish former professional football player who played as a striker. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


In 1996 he was honoured with an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander...


John is an avid supporter of the football team Everton F.C.. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. ...

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Tournament wins

Ranking tournaments

The World Snooker Championship, currently held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... The European Open was a professional snooker tournament. ... The Dubai Classic was a professional snooker tournament. ... The UK Championship is a professional snooker tournament, generally regarded as the second most prestigious tournament after the World Championship. ... The Players Championship is a professional snooker tournament. ... The China Open was a professional snooker tournament. ...

Other tournaments

  • Pontins Open 1982
  • Junior Pot Black (1982,1983)
  • Pontins Professional (1988)
  • Norwich Union European Grand Prix 1990
  • Humo Masters 1990
  • Malta Grand Prix (1994)
  • German Masters (1998)

The Malta Grand Prix was a professional snooker tournament which ran from the 1994/95 season to 2000/2001, sponsored by Rothmans. ...

External links

  • http://www.johnparrottsports.com – John Parrott Sports

  Results from FactBites:
 
John Parrott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (372 words)
John Parrott MBE (born 11 May 1964) in Liverpool, England, is an English professional snooker player.
Parrott also boasts 14 consecutive seasons in the top 16 of the snooker world rankings (the top 16 being the sacred number, as only those players qualify for tournaments automatically, with others having to play preliminary rounds to qualify).
Parrott is well known for being a sore loser blaming his defeats on bad luck but nevertheless his scouse wit has made him a popular television personality.
John Fabyan Parrott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (223 words)
John Fabyan Parrott (August 8, 1767 - July 9, 1836) was a United States Representative and a Senator from New Hampshire.
Born in Portsmouth, Parrot was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1809 to 1814 and also held various local offices.
He died in Greenland, New Hampshire and was intered in the family burying ground on the Parrott estate.
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